The hillock at Weeranthalawa consist of ancient Buddhist ruins including a stupa and granite pillars in the Tempitiya area in Mahaoya. The ruins surrounding this hillock was declared as a protected archaeological site by the Government on the Gazette issued on 10th October 2014, and describes the location as follows ;
“Site of ruins with the hillock of Chaitya, and stone pillars at the place of (Latitude 07º 56′ 818” N and longitude 081º 34′ 416” E) in the Weeranathalawa village situated in Grama Niladhari Division Unuwathura Bubula in the Divisional Secretary’s Division Mahaoya in Ampara District in Eastern Province.”
Map of Mahaoya Weeranthalawa Archaeological Ruins
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Travel Directions to Mahaoya Weeranthalawa Archaeological Ruins
Route from Mahaoya to Weeranthalawa Archaeological Ruins
|Through : Mahaoya – Polonnaruwa Road|
Distance : 7 km
Travel time : 20 mins
Time to spent : 30 mins
Driving directions : see on google map